Rum Creek Wildlife Management Area

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Rum Creek Wildlife Management Area

Georgia

(478) 825-6354

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Overview

Rum Creek Wildlife Management Area is a 5,739 acre area. It is chalk-full of opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast. You can take part in the fun by camping, fishing, boating, hiking, hunting, and picnicking. The Rum Creek Wildlife Management Area is located in central Georgia, just an hour's drive south of the capital city of Atlanta. This WMA surrounds Lake Juliette which is a 3,600 acre reservoir used to feed water to the nearby coal fired power plants, which are the nation's largest. The water provides a refuge area for wintering waterfowl.

Map of Rum Creek Wildlife Management Area (GA)

Latitude, Longitude: 33.029390, -83.837013

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Activities

  • Boating

    Lake Juliette provides a beautiful area for boating. Two ramps are available, with one at the western edge of the park and one at the eastern end.

  • Camping

    Six campgrounds are available within the Rum Creek Wildlife Management Area at the northern, western, and southern boundaries of the park.

  • Fishing

    Fishing is encouraged within Lake Juliette.

  • Hiking

    Several hiking trails are located along the western and southern edges of the park around Juliette Lake.

  • Hunting

    Deer, turkey, dove and waterfowl. Contact Georgia DNR for more information, regulations and seasons.

  • Picnicking

    Picnic areas are located in close proximity to the campgrounds.

Directions

Driving

DIRECTIONS FROM FORSYTH: Take Hwy. 18 east 7 miles to Check Station.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(478) 825-6354

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